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On This Date in Legal History

On April 17, 1905, the United States Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Lochner v. New York. Joseph Lochner was the owner of a bakery in Utica, New York. He was arrested after permitting one of his bakers to work … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1888 President Grover Cleveland nominated Melville Weston Fuller for Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. On July 20, 1888, the Senate confirmed his nomination and he became the 8th Chief Justice of the Court. … Continue reading

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